The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) and California Department of Insurance (CDI) announced this week that they will investigate how Aetna makes medical coverage decisions, after an Aetna medical director testified that he relied on information provided by nurses before deciding whether to approve care. The testimony was made in the lawsuit of a California man against Aetna for improper denial of care. State regulators and the California Medical Association (CMA) are concerned that a health insurer is making decisions to deny coverage without a physician review of medical records. To read more, go to